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GCG 8.1 (fwd)

Paul Roy proy at rsvs.ulaval.ca
Thu Apr 16 16:03:27 EST 1998


Dear GCGers:
     In my previous message (see below) I forgot to mention that you have
to type    gcgsupport    before running   genbanktogcg.  The use of
gcgsupport may be restricted in some systems; consult your system manager.

Sorry for the excess bandwidth.

On 15 Apr 1998, M. Donald Frederick wrote:

> We are running GCG 8.1 on our machine. I would like to know if anyone
> has any tools to convert GenBank flat files into GCG format? Thanks.
> 

FromGenBank converts into individual files in GCG format; GenBankToGCG
converts into a GCG-formatted database (better for multiple users).  With
the latter you have to assign a logical name to the database and also do
SeqCat to make it searchable by Stringsearch.

Paul

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 Paul H. Roy                             Phone:  +1 418 654 2705
 Departement de biochimie,FSG            FAX:    +1 418 654 2715
 Universite Laval                        E-mail: proy at rsvs.ulaval.ca
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